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worldwide. the pope's former butler on trial for leaking documents to the press. this dinner, paolo gabriellely was so trusted, he was one of the few people to have a key to the pontiff's apartment, so close, he was able to take thousands of confidential documents. >> it was a betrayal of trust. pablo says that himself. for the vatican, i don't think anyone's too worried about what was in the documents, it's the fact that the documents were taken from the pope's apartment. >> gabriella admitted taking papers his boss asked be destroyed. but according to police, they found them stashed in the butler's apartment instead. the 46-year-old passed the documents on to an investigative journalist so-called vatileaks causing embarrassment for the church with allegations of financial corruption and cover-up. gabriellely claims he saw corruption everywhere in the church and acted alone to root it out. >> he's right. maybe the corruption should be out. we should know about the vatican because there was stuff going on that no one knows about for so long that it's about time we really find out. h
that fascinated catholics worldwide. the pope's former butler on trial for leaking documents to the press. this morning, he learned his fate. dunn began golestani is in london. >> he said he was acting out of love for the catholic church and said it wasn't theft, but this morning, vatican judges disagreed, they found him guilty and sentenced him to 18 months in prison. wherever the pope went, his butler was nearby, up front in the pope mobile or by his side at dinner. paolo was so trusted, he was one of the few people to have a key to the pontiff's apartment. so close he was able to take thousands of confidential couples. >> for the pope, i think it was a betrayal of trust. paolo got the early sense of that himself. for the vatican, i don't think anyone's too worried about what was actually in the documents. it's the fact that the documents were taken from the pope's apartment. >> in court, he admitted taking personal letters and documents belonging to the pope. papers his boss asked to be destroyed. but according to police, they found them stashed in the butler's apartment instead. the 4
police say he pled not guilty to a crime. >>> the pope's former butler testifies today for stealing private documents. the butler, whose duties included helping the pope get dressed, wanted to expose what he felt was corruption within the vatican. >>> now for a look at what is trending today, our quick roundup of what has you talking online. actress drew barrymore announced she gave birth last wednesday to a baby girl named olive, the first child for the 37-year-old actress and her husband art consultant will kopelman. fans are wondering if the baby is named after the reindeer character named olive. liam niesom was pretty in pink. raising money for breast cancer research. >> if i take this off, does the $10,000 become 20,000? just asking. >> i'll make that happen. if you take it off and go sit in that. >> yes. >> then we get fined if you take those off. >> the audience member who got to help ellen dunk niesom is himself a cancer survivor. >>> and this black bear was brave enough to walk on to this back deck but not prepared for this woman's angry reaction. >> no, no. down! who knew
butler is accused of stealing thousands of private papal document. on tuesday he told the court why he did it. nbc's michelle kosinski is in rome this morning. michelle, good morning to you. >> reporter: hi, david, yeah. here we have the pope's right-hand man accused of stealing the pope's personal letters and documents, copying them, leaking them to the press. when this first broke it was described like something out of a shadowy novel full of high-level intrigue, but now it kind of reads more like a bizarre heist. this was paulo gabriele in his coveted role, one of poeb benedict's closest aides. now the butler is accused in a vatican courtroom charged with stealing a large number of the pep's personal letters and documents, some refer to infighting over things like construction contracts, alleged cronyism and transparency, a rare peek inside vatican justice. gabriele has admitted taking the documents but testified he doesn't feel guilty of a crime, only betraying the trust of a man he loves like a father. he told prosecutors seeing evil and corruption everywhere in the church, i was
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